Monthly Archives: October 2014

Our Platform

Our Platform

I’ve been knocking on a lot of doors during the past few months and when someone asks me what my platform is, I’ve said “you’re helping me create it right now!”. This is usually followed by a funny look and then they share their concerns. I estimate that I’ve knocked on over 200 doors in the municipality and these are the concerns I’ve heard and therefore, our platform:

There is serious concern, that we are growing too fast and losing our small town feel. I agree. I moved here to raise my son in a small town and to find that feeling of being ‘home’, which I’ve found. We need to slow development down so we have the infrastructure in place and ready, instead of adding it after more people and businesses have moved in. This increased demand on existing infrastructure has a big impact on current residents and can be very frustrating. Continue reading